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  1. Push Pull Rolling Toy

    Push Pull Rolling Toy

    It's tough to remember all the way back when our only possessions were playthings, and everything we owned could be carted around the house with pride. Scot and Amy Herbst of Kaiku designed the...

    $165.00

  2. Vedel Child's Chair

    Vedel Child's Chair

    Vedel is often credited as being one of the very first designers to take furniture for children seriously. This piece, designed in 1957 and constructed of beech plywood, features slats on either...

  3. Events this Weekend: 1.21-24
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 1.21-24

    This weekend, the question is now "What to do?" but "What not to do?". Welcome to a jam-packed edition of Out and About featuring openings, closings, and events in London,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.21.10

  4. Aerial Modernism
    House Tours

    Aerial Modernism

    Some of the most famous modern buildings are now preserved as public landmarks, which anyone can visit and tour. Others remain private, viewed only through architectural photography and magazine...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.20.10

  5. Breuer Side Chair B33 1/2

    Breuer Side Chair B33 1/2

    Created in 1929, this tubular steel-and-canvas chair was manufactured in Vienna for Gebruder Thonet. Creating quite the sensation for its lack of arms or conventional legs, the B33 was among the...

  6. Bentwood Stegner Chairs

    Bentwood Stegner Chairs

    These swiveling and sturdy multi-ply steam-bent wood chairs were created by German furniture designer Adam Stegner and were produced by Pagholz Flototto in the 1950s. They bear the manufacturer's...

    $1800.00

  7. Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA
    Event Spotlight

    Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA

    This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and movement that fostered and supported early modernism leaders like...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.20.10

  8. Eames Child's Chair

    Eames Child's Chair

    When Ray and Charles designed this birch-veneer piece in the 1940s, they did a short run of only 5,000. Today, the piece is reproduced by Vitra and carried elsewhere, but this one is an original...

    $5800.00

  9. Bojesen Rocking Horse

    Bojesen Rocking Horse

    Danish designer Kay Bojesen, best known for his menagerie of carved-wood animals, created this solid-beech rocking horse in 1951 for Rosendahl, who recently reissued the piece (albeit with smaller...

    $1200.00

  10. Teak High Chair

    Teak High Chair

    Created in the 1955 by Danish furniture designer Nanna Ditzel, this teak high chair is rare and in excellent condition. Ditzel, who trained as a cabinetmaker, also crafted a pine and oak version,...

    $2200.00

  11. Czech Mid-Century Children's Table

    Czech Mid-Century Children's Table

    Created in 1960s Czechoslovakia, this spruce set features a black-laminate top, red enameled sides, and comes with three seventeen-inch-tall stools. Unfortunately the designer is unknown.

    $3700.00

  12. Mod Men
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    Mod Men

    Todd Goddard and Andrew Mandolene have a spring in their step since completing their restoration of the near-derelict 1957 home of architect Arthur Witthoefft, who says, “I can’t get...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jason Schmidt
    01.20.10

  13. Designers on Jewelry: Twelve Years of Jewelry Production

    Designers on Jewelry: Twelve Years of Jewelry Production

    The collection features more than 80 pieces that offer an imaginative, thought-provoking, often conceptual, and sometimes humorous vision of contemporary jewelry. The exhibition surveys twelve...

    01.20.10

  14. Leros MC Table

    Leros MC Table

    Though the Leros coffee table is available au naturel, we prefer the colorful geometric web created by leather laces stretched across the chrome-plated stainless steel frame.

  15. Child's Rocker

    Child's Rocker

    Though not attributed to a particular designer, this circa-1952 plywood-and-painted-wood piece found a place in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection. It was designed for and manufactured...

  16. Aalto Child's Chair

    Aalto Child's Chair

    Aalto created this chair, made of bent plywood and bent laminated birch, for Turku–based furniture purveyor Huonekalutehdas Korhonen Oy between 1931-32. It is in the permanent collection...

  17. Iannis Xenakis Drawings
    Event Spotlight

    Iannis Xenakis Drawings

    Though I fear that I won't get to see it in person, The Drawing Center in New York has just opened a new exhibit of architect and composer Iannis Xenakis's drawings. Iannis Xenakis: Composer,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.19.10

  18. Method's New Pump Detergent
    Product

    Method's New Pump Detergent

    As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a difficult challenge: a lot of "eco-friendly" cleaners are simply less effective than the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.19.10

  19. Lina Bo Bardi
    Profiles

    Lina Bo Bardi

    Architect Lina Bo Bardi, born Achillina Bo in Rome in 1914, made an indelible mark on mid-century Brazilian architecture and design after emigrating there following the destruction of her office in...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.18.10

  20. Sofabed

    Sofabed

    Following in the Finnish tradition of minimal designs and even fewer words, Harri Koskinen’s new sofa bed is simply named “Sofabed.” It’s a versatile three-seater that works...

    $6216.86

  21. Bedroom Addition in Seattle
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    Bedroom Addition in Seattle

    Growing families can quickly outgrow the homes purchased when the couple was just a twosome. In Seattle, Shed Architects designed a master suite addition for a family of five that was looking for a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.18.10

  22. From Frankfurt: Textile Trends
    Travel Reports

    From Frankfurt: Textile Trends

    One word that has come up in nearly every conversation here at Heimtextil is “inspiration.” Whether looking to discover it or provide it, the show is not just about buying and selling,...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.17.10

  23. Family Chair

    Family Chair

    Curating a set of effortlessly mismatched dining chairs can be a difficult task, unless it’s designed that way. Spindle legs and a classic Swedish stick back are the family ties that bind...

    $700.00

  24. From Frankfurt: Heimtextil
    Travel Reports

    From Frankfurt: Heimtextil

    January in Frankfurt is pretty darn cold, so it feels fitting to be here at Heimtextil browsing all the lush materials that are changing the way we make ourselves at home. It’s the 40th year...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.16.10

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